AIDS

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HIV, blood transfusions, Safer sex, infections, Referat, Hausaufgabe, AIDS
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1) WHAT IS AIDS? AIDS STANDS FOR Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. Acquired. It is a condition that can be acquired, it is not inborn. Immune: concerns the body s defence mechanism the immune system. Deficiency: concerns damage to the immune system. Syndrome : a set of diseases or symptoms. AIDS is a condition in which progressive damage to the immune system has led to the development of certain illnesses. AIDS first came to light in the USA in 1981 when the Centers for Disease Control noticed a marked increase in a number of unusual infections, particularly amongst gay men. Doctors discovered that these men had an underlying deficiency of their immune system, but they had no idea what was causing it. The condition was named AIDS and as more cases emerged from the USA, Europe and ...

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